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FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
are rallying around who? who? >> barack obama. obviously. >> huge icon? >> you are right to say we don't have any national leadership either culturally or on the religious front. >> bill: no one. so that's what's happening here. the traditional americans, i think outnumber liberal americans. they do by every poll. there is no go to guy. there is no organization. and so the liberals who now have centralized under barack obama and his people, right colmes is one of those people. you are one of those people and his people have now emerged very very quickly. just remember five years ago republicans were riding high before the the economic collapse with george w. bush reelected for two terms. now, completely opposite. >> there is a lot to what you are saying. a lot of it is also generational. as people are aging out of what you would call traditional. >> bill: five years. >> happens gradually. one day you wake up and say. >> bill: i'm old. >> younger generation doesn't particularly dislike the idea that gays can get married. it's in the libertine. it promotes traditional monday hun noth
Comedy Central
Jan 15, 2013 7:30pm PST
i'm a fan of paul krugman. all right. of course that's not the only issue facing obama. >> president obama's picks for his new cabinet members raising some questions. let's take a look at his four newest choices. one thing you might notice about all of them, anybody want to jump in. what do you think >> jon: that's kiss without the make-up. i know these guys. yes! play "lick it up." >> where are the women, for example? where are the people of color? the fourth white male mr. obama has chosen in the last month >> where are the women? where are the minors >> jon: you're telling me the president, the president of the united states couldn't have found one woman or minority to fill an important job? what about instead of john kerry susan rice for secretary of state. lady and minority. triple word score >> i will do everything in my power to block her. she's not qualified. >> jon: oh, right. mccain. do you have any evidence that barack obama himself is somewhat diverse is being discriminatory in his hiring practices >> the "new york times" ran this photo the other day showing the president
Current
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> cenk: in public, president obama says all the right things, oh, on the issue of marijuana weaver got bigger fish to fry. we're not going to spend federal resources and in reality and action, he has broken a record in how many dispensaries they've done in his first turn. he head of the d.e.a. is pushing all the raised. let me me show you some bigger numbers, marijuana arrests in 2011 alone. 750,000 for marijuana about half of the arrests for just marijuana possession. that's one marijuana arrest every 42 seconds. oh, i got bigger fish to fry except by the way, president obama, president bush, president clinton, all smoked marijuana but are willing to put 750,000 people a year in jail for doing the same exact thing they did they just didn't get busted on. how about prosecuting pot? do you know that it costs us $10,400 every time somebody is arrested. if you're conservative, shouldn't you be outraged by that that we're wasting that kind of money. we waste $7 billion annually on this nonsense, understooding 800 fistula million dollars in courts costs and $3.1 billion in prison costs. it'
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am PST
always right. let me ask you. this. >> what looking what prior president has done. locked up 10,000 japanese americans. >> nixon did that he slapped on -- jfk did the detour executive order. >> i'm not criticizing barack obama for the use of the executive order. i mean, you know, they all do and it sometimes the president believes that he should. that's in our system. have you ever been to chicago, stossel? >> i grew up in chicago. >> i didn't know that outside of chicago. chicago had more gun killings in 2012 than coalition forces were killed in afghanistan. did you know that? >> did i not. >> i just found that out dead. more dead by gun violence in chicago than afghanistan. >> they have very tough gun laws. >> banned them. the city of chicago you can't have a handgun. this should tell president obama this kind of banning business what he wants to do is not going to work. >> nothing tells the left that banning won't work. no they can't. people don't get it congress must do something. but the cdc looked at 51 studies of gun laws. they are looking to find some that worked. they could
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 8:00pm PST
liberals who now have centralized under barack obama and his people, right colmes is one of those people. you are one of those people and his people have now emerged very very quickly. just remember five years ago republicans were riding high before the the economic collapse with george w. bush reelected for two terms. now, completely opposite. >> there is a lot to what you are saying. a lot of it is also generational. as people are aging out of what you would call traditional. >> bill: five years. >> happens gradually. one day you wake up and say. >> bill: i'm old. >> younger generation doesn't particularly dislike the idea that gays can get married. it's in the libertine. it promotes traditional monday hun nothing -- >> if this were a football the left has all the momentum. >> another thing you said which rings through there is no central figure on the right. >> bill: none. >> mitt romney you said he wasn't conservative enough. i don't think he was anything. he tried to be all things to all people and didn't resonate with anybody on the spectrum. that was the problem. >> bigger
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
of new civility, right? a new tone, although president obama isn't responsible for what this gamer decided to do in making this incendiary and horrific game portraying the murder of n.r.a. president david keen,'s responsible for the ongoing discourse in the country, in the sense he hasn't come out and said although we may disagree with the positions of our opponents, including n.r.a., there's no need for vitriol or threats. and he's create add situation where he's punishing the n.r.a. for coming out against him before the election and punishing them now for going against what he wants to do in executive orders tomorrow and i don't see any outrage from the left on this. we get outrage over sandra fluke and things that don't matter and in this case we're talking about a serious situation david keen has received actual threats and a video game, a violent and disgraceful way. >> sean: let me ask you, do you approve of this video game? >> i don't approve of a lot of video games. >> sean: i ask you this one, targets that literally shows shooting n.r.a. members, is that okay with you? >>
Current
Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
. right? >> uh-huh. >> will we see some of the same things coming from president obama and the vice president? >> you know, i think we will see some of the same ideas in the package, you know. i am not convinced yet we are going to see the same kind of success for obama as cuomo has had but the president is pushing a big package here you have to be -- >> not going to be one idea. >> no. >> or two? >> you have to be impressed by this. i think if you are a gun control person waiting for years on the sidelines in the political sort of wasteland waiting to be part of the discussion again, not only are you part of the discussion but things that you really want are going to be part of the legislative agenda and pushed by obama. assault weapons ban, obama made it clear he is going to talk about doing that again. magazine clips, high-capacity rounds, high-capacity magazines they have been talking about since tucson when that amped up that's probably going to be part of it. the main focus, which is what gun control groups that i have been speaking with since this became a legislative issue p
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 11:35pm PST
. that's what you don't do. it's just rude. president obama is very focused right now on gun control. obama is about to propose legislation that would limit access to assault weapons and strengthen background checks on people who buy guns. and of course he's getting a lot of opposition for those who believe their rights under the second amendment are being taken away. >> part of the challenge that we confront is that even the slightest hint of some sensible responsible legislation in this area fans this notion that somehow, here it comes and that everybody's guns are going to be taken away. >> jimmy: basically what he's saying is people flip out when they think their guns are being taken away. some lobbyists will try to whip them into a frenzy with ads like this one. >> why does president obama want to take everybody's guns away? >> everybody's guns are going to be taken away. >> that's right. the federal government is about to take your guns away. >> the federal government's about to take all your guns away. >> whose guns? >> everybody's guns. >> how many guns? >> all your guns. >>
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST
stopped the massacre at sandy hook. president obama is targeting the rights of law-abiding citizens instead of what caused the violence. that is a very strong response from someone who's talked about as a 2016 potential candidate. >> and he also accused the president of abusing his executive power in the 23 actions. when you read the 23 actions, frankly, these are very weak directives. there's not much more the white house could do. they've got a whole bunch of things out there, but to call it an overreach is a big, big stretch there. but you're right, andrea, that's presidential politics. the most important responses, though, on this front have come from the two people in charge of putting legislation on the floor of the house and the senate. and speaker boehner's spokesperson said we'll be happy to look at any proposals that pass the senate. well, what did harry reid say last weekend about voting on any bills having to do with gun legislation? they are not going to vote on anything unless they know it can pass the house. here we are, stalemate. >> exactly. >> back to you, no, over
KCSMMHZ
Jan 16, 2013 2:30pm PST
, norwegians that oil, and the algerian government. washington now where president barack obama has unveiled sweeping gun proposals, setting the stage for a real showdown with gun rights activists. he said the legislation would help end what he called an epidemic of gun violence. >> obama urged congress to acquire universal background checks on gun buyers and to restore bans on the military- style assault weapons and high- capacity magazines. he also signed 23 executive orders that will take immediate effect. the proposals were drafted by a task force led by vice president joe biden after 20 schoolchildren and six educators were slain at an elementary school in connecticut last month. >> for the latest on this, let's go live to our correspondent, standing by in washington. the president does not have the political backing he needs right now for the tough laws. what is his agenda, both in the house and in the senate? >> right. he needs to get the votes to pass in the congress. obviously. so he is trying to change the equation, trying to build up pressure on congress men and women, and the one
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
ugly reality of governing in washington today. >> you have, in obama's case, gone within four years from being an illinois state politician to the most famous person on earth, and you have confidence in both your judgment about what's the right way to go and your ability to make it go that way. if he was too confident about being able to bring people together, one can understand, given the way he'd spent the previous four years. >> ball gowns are on their way to the cleaners, the party is over for both the new president and the nation... >> well, what does obama need to do to reassure americans right now, and the markets... >> narrator: that first week, the president had two goals: turn the economy around... >> we're talking about massive job creation... >> narrator: ...and do it by working together with the republicans. >> so he's got some selling to do... >> right now, the big debate in washington is how big should the stimulus package be... >> he is facing many sobering challenges... >> in hammering out details for his massive economic recovery... >> he knew that he was dealing w
FOX Business
Jan 15, 2013 9:00pm EST
nation? president obama's says no, what is he right? of britain and the numbers behind this plan next. ♪ gerri: president obama telling reporters, we are not a dead the nation because the n ♪ gerri: are we a nation of deadbeats? the president says no. >> the issue here is whether or not america pays its bills. we are not a dead beat nation. gerri: the evidence would seem to prove we are not that far from being the next greaser spain or italy. take first and foremost coronations total debt. your share of that debt to more than 52,000. annual federal deficits of a chilean and more each year for four years. if that is not convincing enough consider household that. americans have walked away from 585 billion in mortgage credit card and other forms of personal that over just the past five years according to market watch. that is another $6,000 per household. while americans have been willing away at household that cutting 7% from a whopping $138 trillion tab we of five years ago, our debt is still more than they were at the peak of the bubble in 2006. we have not made any real progress
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am PST
eyes, if you will, and mislead us to let obama take away gun rights. >> you said you have had death threats from some of them? >> i received a death threat investigated by three state entities and the feds. >> it's one thing -- it's bad enough to be grieving the loss of our sister and your family but to go through attacked online and having people contact you. what's that like for you? >> i'm not worried about the safety of myself or my family. i'm worried about the individuals. this is behavior that when you reject facts and reality and you grasp to this idea that the government is out to get you, it's a slippery slope. what's next? the helicopters are out to get you. they should not have their hands on weapons or have a platform to seek but should be seeking mental health evaluation and help. >> they say we are asking questions. we are just asking questions. we don't have the facts. we are asking questions. it seems like under that ruse you can ask anything you want. you can say the most heinous things and wash your hands and say we're just asking questions. >> it's a fine line. w
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
out to pull the wool over our eyes, if you will, and mislead us to let obama take away gun rights. >> you say you've actually this death threats from some of them. >> i have received one death threat that was investigated by three separate state entities and the feds. >> when you -- it's one thing -- it's bad enough to be breevg gr the loss of your sister, but to be attacked online and have people contact you, what is that like for you? >> i'm not worried about the safety of myself or my family. i'm worried about these individuals. this is an abhorrent behavior. when you reject facts of reality and grasp to this idea that the government is out to get you, it's a slippery slope. what's next? the helicopters that fly over your house, the medevac copters, they're out to get you. these are the type of people that should not have weapons and should not have a platform to speak, but should be seeking health care. >> they say we're just asking these questions. under that ruse, you can asking anything you want, say the most heinous things and say, look, we're just asking questions. >> tha
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
say. he didn't say that. everybody had the right to have their kids as safe as president obama's. that is not a cheap ad. that is a factual ad. >> bob: they should have protection, secret service, every child has that. >> eric: we are talking about -- >> bob: this is a quaker school that does not have armed guards. >> eric: they have security. >> bob: not armed guards. >> andrea: aclu says this infringes on the kid's rights. how? the right to get shot up by a mad man? you can't take it seriously. >> eric: we have to leave it there. it saw the ad, dramatic and provocative. that's what they were going for. before we go, breaking news. this is very important. i'm told senator rand paul will introduce language within hours,be within hours to call for the nullification and prohibition of funding for the president's executive actions,be announced today. possibly evenbe using the federal courts to nullify and defund some of the things. that is coming out and should break any minute now. coming up, did president obama call out fox news in the gun control press conference? we have the tap
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
dogs. president oe -- president obama is set to make his plan about the gun restrictions tomorrow. >> reporter: no longer do people have to come to a gun range to test their skills they can do it right on their phone. this comes as president obama is set to call for tighter gun restrictions. the nra has taken aim at violent games. but now they have released this shooting range app. >> i don't think it's consistent with a good shot. >> reporter: it has an original age restriction of four. it's now been raised to 12. tomorrow mr. obama will call on congress to ban assault weapons and limit high capacity clips like those used in the deadly sandy hook school shooting and require background checks on all gun buyers. >> will all of them get through this congress, i don't know. >> the head of the nra predicts failure. >> but i would say that the likelihood is they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: new york lawmakers were able to pass the toughest assault weapons restriction in the nation. it was signed by governor cuomo today. presi
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
show, the one starring a man who has 11 babies with ten women. no joke. "on the record" starts right now. >> the freshman lawmakers vows to stop president obama from using any sort of executive action to limit second amendment rights. republican steve stockman going as far he would go as far to the white house, and file articles of impeachment. >> the president and the second amendment, also understands limits what can be achieved with congressional action, which is why he's calling on congress. >> and obama uses kids as hume shields and wrote letters from knewtown and bring them up there to show of sport from the president to do something about guns. >> i think the republican party right now is having an identity problem. there's also a dark, a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party. what do i mean by that? what i mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities. >> i disagree with general powell's assessment of the republican party today. we have a work to do on a number of issues, i don't think that has anything to do with tolerance. >> a new warning about t
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
competition right around the time he's about 49 or 50 years old. >> all right, neal karlinsky reporting in again tonight. thank you so much. >>> and tomorrow, president obama will announce his action plan against gun violence in america. but today, new york governor andrew cuomo signed a law that is the toughest gun law in the nation right now and tried to tackle a very big question. how do you keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill? abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas tells us about the controversial idea. >> reporter: we've all seen the faces. young men accused of horrific mass shootings, looking unstable, believed to be mentally ill. they were ticking time bombs who sometimes had encounters with mental health professionals. could they have been stopped? today, new york state officials are leading the way, passing a new law they hope will block violent acts by the mentally ill. >> we must stop the madness and >> reporter: the new law would require mental health professionals to report to state officials any patient they deem to be a "significant risk" or
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 1:05am PST
too. >> this is amazing. >> it is like you are right here in front of me, jimmy. >> i am right here in front of you. >> jimmy jimmy kimmle live start >>> president obama is expected to unveil his plan to combat gun violence. a bay area congresswoman has an idea of what he will introduce and so does the nra which has issued a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clear he wants an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an en
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:30am EST
all, i'm not sure whether during the obama administration we have seen human rights democracy, a real component to other region. in the middle east and maybe africa and asia the component is pretty clear. for latin america i don't see their strategy. i don't see the relevance. now, you have mentioned several times the oas. the reason why, one of the reasons why secretary general sosa explained that he has no role in venezuela or, you know, in similar countries in latin america, crisis like this is because, you know, he's just a servant, an employee of an organization that if nobody step in, you know, nothing happened. do you expect during the new obama term a different approach with regard to the oar? we understand that everything we do from here toward caracas could be, could backfire, you know? but in the context of the oas where there's collective -- [inaudible] to preserve free speech, fundamental principles of separation of powers, given the situation in venezuela are you, are you expecting something different for these new four years, the term of the administration of president
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
path and president obama's vision. president obama's on the right side of history here. he's on the right side of how to keep our children and americans safe. and the nra is on the side of gun manufacturers and selling as many guns and making sure that we don't do anything to make progress on this really devastating tragedy that we absolutely have to make sure we can address. >> congresswoman debbie wasserman shultz, as always, thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >>> coming up, what are boehner and the boys saying about guns at their williamsburg retreat? stay with us. >> in the month since 20 precious children and 6 brave adults were violently taken from us at sandy hook elementary, more than 900 of our fellow americans have reportedly died at the end of a gun. 900. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. or settling for wannabes? stop compromising! new vidal sassoon pro series. care and styling from the original salon genius, created to let you have it all at
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
report". here is another tip i have for the gop. president obama will compromise. so you can raise the debt ceiling and cut spending and you can get all that done if you play your cards right. but what is the conservative advice for the republican party for the long run? what does the gop need to do to change it's message? and wheel ask pennsylvania governor comcore bet, we'll find out why people from virginia to maryland to new jersey are moving to his state and what will lance armstrong's doping admissions cost him. the lawsuits are already piling up. and possible criminal prosecution. but here is another question. could armstrong go to jail? the kudlow report begins right now. >> here is my quick take on his debt ceiling stand off. do not mess with the credit rating with the united states of america. however, you can race the debt ceiling and cut spending at the same time. on top of that, you kcan fix th $2 trillion situation. that is my take. charlie wrangle from new york and i begin with you. i don't understand why that can't be done. you can get that done. you are one of my buddi
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
talk to a larger question. nia is completely right. the obama people have continued polling, polling, polling, polling. and they feel like they have the public on their side. and their choice of words. for instance, yesterday the president talked about education. education polls really well among women. so they know what they're doing when they play the outside game. >> well said. thank you so much. nia-malika henderson, welcome back to "hardball." glenn thrush. beginning to sound like a pack of moon shiners. remember them, chasing the revenuers out of town? you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup.
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
you. good to have you on board. let's get right to the news. this morning president obama is slated to unveil a sweeping list of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence. it's part of a package put together by vice president joe biden and his white house task force. senior administration officials tell nbc news the biggest proposals will include universal background checks and a ban on high-capacity magazines. that's anything that carries more than ten rounds of ammunition. the president's also expected to ask congress to reinstate the assault weapons ban. as for possible executive orders, the president is expected to seek aggressive prosecution for those who break existing laws. for example, people who lie during background checks. the white house says the president will be joined by children from around the country who wrote letters to him following the newtown shootings. we're about to show, joe, because i still can't believe it, the ad that the nra has put out in the middle of this national conversation. but first, what do you think the president's chances are of being successful a
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am EST
destruction, i call them, they're lunatics. host: all right, we will leave it there. president obama later today announcing what he wants congress to do and what he would support, and executive action. here's the wall street journal. the nra put out a new ad yesterday. [video clip] >> are the president's children more important than yours? why is the skeptical of putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards and their school? mr. obama demands the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes. he's just another elitist hypocrite when it comes to a fair share of security. protection for their children and gun-free zones for our kids. host: that the latest ad by the nra, put out yesterday, getting a lot of feedback about the ad invoking the president's children. the "washington times" has this headline this morning about president obama's event this morning. that is our question for all of you. if president obama acts on his own with executive action, do you support that idea? we're getting your take on that this morning. we will go to sandra in sulphur spri
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
house right now. coming up shortly, president obama expected to unveil his gun control plan. it is said to be big, it is said to be bold and it could also have some problems getting through this congress. my colleagues alex wagner and steve kornacki join me for that conversation. all this happening just hours after new york's governor andrew cuomo signed new gun control legislation into law. some of the toughest in the country. one state senator calls it a political opportunity. we've all had those moments. when you lost the thing you can't believe you lost. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking every day -- their inbox. and it gives you the tools to create custom emails that drive business. it's just one of the ways constant contact can help you grow your small business
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
president obama want to take everybody's guns away? >> everybody's guns are going to be taken away. >> that's right. the federal government is about to take your guns away. >> the federal government's about to take all your guns away. >> whose guns? >> everybody's guns. >> how many guns? >> all your guns. >> call the white house right now because if you don't -- >> here it comes. >> -- here it comes. paid for by americans against context. >> people are going to believe in that. i was just kidding. >>> up next, among the challenges facing president obama in his second term, criticism by some on the makeup of his cabinet. not enough women. and that's ahead. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. what are you doing? nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. [ male announcer ] how could switch
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
accident northbound 101 approaching old oakland road, now cleared to the right-hand shoulder. that's traffic. back to you. >> thank you, liz. >>> president obama plans to unveil a plan to reduce gun violence this morning. cbs news says the plan calls for bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazine and includes criminal and mental become ground checks in all gun sales. it would have to be approved by the house and senate but the president is looking into what action he can take on his own by executive order. he's scheduled to speak at 8: 55. we'll have a live report when he speaks. >>> a police officer caught in a compromising position with a prostitute is not going to be in trouble for it. it was nearly two years ago, when sunnyvale police conducted a motel search on a suspected hooker and found menlo park police chief jeffrey vasquez with her. he was charged with a misdemeanor count of soliciting prostitution but the case was dismissed when the star witness from the sunnyvale police department could not testify because of a family emergency. >> it may be frustrating on one le
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:00am PST
is going on in the states right now. hey, beltway, wake up. >>> a helicopter crashes into a crane in london. >>> snow causing trouble for commuters today. >>> later today, president obama will offer the most xensz extensive proposals to curb gun rules. aenchts 150,000 kids could be stranded this morning and one world trade center is one step closer to reaching 1776 feet. good morning. we begin with breaking news in london today. black smoke was seen rising into the sky during the morning rush hour. a helicopter crashed into a construction crane and then crashed near the river thames. the chopper fell and burning wreckage was seen in the street. there are reports of at least two people killed. british police say there was nothing to suggest a terrorism link. we have a reporter headed to the scene of the crash and we're expected to bring you more on the story. >>> a big winter storm is working from the south to the northeast this morning and expected to be a travel nuisance for commuters. many in the south saw ice and causing dangerous conditions in memphis. rain spread into northern l
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 12:00am EST
now to tes right? we're two weeks from i remind you biggest tax hikes in 20 years. president obama and congressional democrats already want more. take a look at this. >> by closing additional loopholes through tax reform, which speaker boehner has acknowledged can raise money in a sensible way and by doing some additional cuts we can arrive at a package that gets this thing done. melissa: seriously? could we actually be looking at more? is anyone safe? with me, stephen hayes from the weekly standard, and fox news contributor. we have a susan hoff former treasury senior advisor. welcome to all of you. susan sounds like more taxes are on their way. >> president obama has been speaking the entire time about balanced packages. he talked about a $4 trillion target. we have 2 1/2 trillion in the bank right now. we're looking at another 1 1/2 trillion. not all will be in taxes of the part will be in cuts and part in taxes. we can't be in place t ignore investments we need to make in infrastructure. there is report out today we could lose $3 trillion over next eight years. melissa: stephen
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
in baby items, prep for meals and the shadow industry continues to thrive right in the open. kyung lah. >>> executive order. president obama is making good on his promise to support new ways to curb gun violence. tomorrow he's expected to embrace 19 steps, 19. they like having lots of things on their list of things to do. he says he's got 19 things he can do through executive order that will bypass congress and the powerful opposition that he faces there. among the 19 items, he would improve the way the government enforces current gun laws, obviously that's a big problem because you know, you can enforce the laws we have and have a whole lot of change in this country before you even did new laws. but in terms of new laws, he wants to keep better data on where the guns actually are and expand mental health reporting. he also wants to direct government agencies to conduct research on gun violence. now, these proposals don't significantly alter our nation's gun laws. that's important to point out. but already, republicans are mad and challenging the president. kentucky senator rand pa
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
couple hours from right president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence. among other things the president is expected to call on congress to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >>> late last night oakland's public safety committee approved a controversial crime fighting plan during a very chaotic meeting. now this proposed plan would include hiring former los angeles police chief william bratton as a consultant on crime. protestors claim bratton would bring a racist crime fighting program to oakland. the full city council will vote on this next week. >>> san jose police are searching for a man they say tried to kidnap a two-year-old girl. they say it happened last night on dayo court. the suspect described as latino man between 20 and 30 years old. he was wearing a red baseball hat, blue jeans and a yellow striped shirt. the mother of the child says that suspect smelled like automotive oil. >>> just days after the dream liner started flying in and out of the bay area it has been grounded. lorraine blanco is at mineta san jose airport with the lates
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 6:30pm PST
will help preserve that right. >> we saw some of the people there who barack obama will be up against. how do you rate his chances of pushing through real reform of america's gun laws? >> it does not look like he has a majority of votes in congress for actually banning a certain weapon tight, these assault weapons we have been hearing about so much. a slight majority of americans are in favor of banning them, but in congress, too many lawmakers are afraid it -- afraid of the cloud of the nra -- afraid of the clout of the nra. other measures like increased background checks or banning magazines have strong backing with the american public. >> many european scratch their heads at the mention of american gun laws. how do you explain the fascination america seems to have with guns? >> there's a lot of aspects to it. obviously, there is a culture of violence in the united states. there's a strong military culture in the united states. having said that, the argument you hear most often and that most people often believe, at least those who have guns, is that guns are a symbol of fre
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
gerrymandered district, really talk to a larger question. nia is completely right. the obama people have continued polling, polling, polling, polling. and they feel like they have the public on their side. and their choice of words. for instance, yesterday the president talked about education. education polls really well among women. so they know what they're doing when they play the outside game. >> well said. thank you so much. nia-malika henderson, welcome back to haub. glenn thrush. beginning to sound like a pack of moon shiners. remember them, chasing the revenuers out of town? you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. i paint people from my life mostly. my ex-girlfriend... 7th grade math teacher. who is this? that's pete. my... [ dennis' voice ] allstate agent. a "starving artist" has an allstate agent? he got me... [ dennis' voice ] the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insurance and you still get an agent. [ normal voice ] i call it... [ dennis' voice ] the protector. is that what you call it? the protector! okay. ♪ the allstate value plan. are
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
"morning joe." but right now it's time for chuck todd and "the daily rundown." chuck? >> thank you, boss. >>> comprehensive approach. that's how the white house is describing the proposals that president obama will offer this morning to reduce gun violence across the country. but how much change can happen without the support from congress? chuck hagel's bid to run the pentagon appears to be gaining steam with key democrats now giving him a thumbs up. this morning, we'll talk to one of his biggest advocates on the hill, rhode island's jack reed. and some must-see tv. bill clinton kicks the door wide open for a hillary clinton campaign in 2016 and he makes a direct appeal, saying her health is not an issue and that he'll support whatever she decides. good morning from washington. it's wednesday, january 16th, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. let's get right to my first reads of the morning. and it begins with guns. today the president will unveil what one gun control activist characterized nbc news as the most sweeping gun control measures proposed since right after the
SFGTV2
Jan 15, 2013 9:30pm PST
nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introduction -- no, i get t
KRON
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
they say will violate the constitutional right to bear arms. >> the white house saying that president obama will be joined by children who sent him letters expressing concern about gun crimes. when he announces his polls today to try reduce gun violence here the united states. we will carry that for you live later this morning. expected to happen at 8:45 a.m.. >> in san francisco, two pieces of gun legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. >> the first, bans the possession of military- style ammunition such as hollow point bullets. >> the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this action would make owning them a crime, as well. the second, requires police notification, when someone in san francisco buys 500 rounds of ammunition a more. >> this includes online purchases. it will take several steps to make these chat to change it into law. >> a new poll suggests that nearly 60 percent of americans want stricter gun laws following this month'last's deadly shooting at sandy >> 84% to enter the associated press g f cable what background checks for gun purchases at gun sh
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
harm. let's do the right thing. let's do the right thing for them and for this country that we love so much. thank you. [ applause ] i'm going to sign these orders. [ applause ] >>> president obama just finished his remarks, where he announced comprehensive gun safety recommendations, more than a month after the shooting in newtown, connecticut. joined by vice president biden, cabinet members, the families of some of the sandy hook victims and children from around the country who wrote to the president following the tragedy. joining me, karen finney, washington bureau chief david corn, and assistant editor for "fortune," leigh gallagher. he and the vice president outlined other proposals they hope will put an end to incidents like the sandy hook shooting. >> i have no illusions about what we're up against or how hard the task is in front of us, but i also have never seen a nation's conscience so shaken by what happened at sandy hook. the world has changed, and it's demanding action. >> what we should be thinking about is our responsibility to care for them and shield them from harm
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
oil, and the algerian government. washington now where president barack obama has unveiled sweeping gun proposals, setting the stage for a real showdown with gun rights activists. he said the legislation would help end what he called an epidemic of gun violence. >> obama urged congress to acquire universal background checks on gun buyers and to restore bans on the military- style assault weapons and high- capacity magazines. he also signed 23 executive orders that will take immediate effect. the proposals were drafted by a task force led by vice president joe biden after 20 schoolchildren and six educators were slain at an elementary school in connecticut last month. >> for the latest on this, let's go live to our correspondent, standing by in washington. the president does not have the political backing he needs right now for the tough laws. what is his agenda, both in the house and in the senate? >> right. he needs to get the votes to pass in the congress. obviously. so he is trying to change the equation, trying to build up pressure on congress men and women, and the one thing th
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
selling so much that people come in and they have nothing to buy right now. >> president obama was on a big screen tv here making his historic announcement as far as gun control but literally no one here, especially customers, even looked up. tyler? >> hampton pearson, thank you very much. boeing hitting an air pocket today. another incident with the 787 dream liner. goldman sachs moved the company from its conviction buy list and moved its target on boeing from 90 to $98 a share. phil lebeau has more on the problems plaguing that aircraft and boeing. phil? >> tyler, you were showing boeing intraday, go back to last monday. that was the first report after dream liner problem in boston. it's been a roller coaster. but since last monday, down 3.4%, here is more in terms of the investigations. not "investigation", but "investigations." they are sending investigators to japan because of the plane that had an emergency landing yesterday. meanwhile, all nippon and dream liners are grounded. and lij yom ion batteries are the scrutinized batteries as they look at what went wrong with these plan
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
measures to protect the second amendment rights and keeping guns away from people who have them. the nra on the attack released an ad calling president obama an elitist hypocrite for being skeptical about armed guards at schools while his daughters get secret service protection. >>> want to get right to congressman randy forbes this morning, he is as the president officially unveils his gun control plan today, we want to talk about that with him. congressman, it's nice to have you with us. we appreciate your time this morning. >> soledad, good to be with you. happy new year. first time i've talked to you this year. >> likewise with you, sir. we were running through what we believe will be in the president's proposals that he'll announce later today. of the list of things, assault weapons ban, high capacity magazine ban, universal background checks, more funding for mental health programs. pick three things that you would say, yes, as a congress person this can make a change on what is happening in this country now with gun violence. what three things would you support there? >> soledad,
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
safety. and an ugly reaction from the right wing. today, president obama proposed the boldest, most sweeping changes in gun laws since the assassinations of martin luther king and robert kennedy. 23 executive actions now signed and are called for a new law that would include universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons and high-can pa -- high-capacity ammunitions. it's a chance for all americans to come together. already, we're hearing the same old hysterical voices on the right. senator marco rubio saying the president is abusing his power. the governor of mississippi claiming the president is anti-constitutional and vowing to pass a state law overriding the white house. rush limbaugh, accusing the president of using kids as human shields. but the lowest of the low was that video put out by the nra. dragging the president's children into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? and why is he skeptble about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are prikted by armed guards at their school? >> the nra really can't understand why the
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
next treasury secretary. tracy: and you do have nice penmanship. president obama signing 23 actions in the last hour urging out the time to act on gun violence in america. peter barnes at the white house with the latest. peter: that is right, 23 days after the shootings in your town and surrounding himself with children on the stage at the eisenhower auditorium across white house, the president announced his package of gun reform proposals. he is urging congress to restore the fan on assault weapons. he wants it to also restore the limit on magazines to 10 shots the guns used in the new town tragedy and 30 rounds. he also wants congress to approve universal background checks for gun purchases and those would include purchases at gun shows. and the president signing or directing rather 32, 23 executive actions and memorandums. the president acknowledging that this will be difficult to get through congress, but said he will put the full weight of his office behind these proposals. >> no piece of legislation that will prevent every tragedy, every act of evil, if there is even one thing
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
rational thing could actually simply look rational when they chose to do it. >> right, exactly. they -- if they had never made a big deal about this to begin with then they wouldn't be in this situation. now, obama kind of aided and abetted them because he wanted it to be the debt ceiling leverage that he kind of wanted this grand bargain in 2011. that never happened. since then, he has been consistent saying i am not going to mess around with the debt ceiling anymore. and good for him on that, you're right. as newt gingrich said, wisely and moderately and reasonably, he said don't pick this fight because you're going to lose it. don't create a national crisis around this that will only wind up with you caving. so just do it quietly, early, the sooner you do it the less attention and less people notice that you -- that all of this happened. >> so the only thing i would say about all of this, some of us have this sense of relief when we dealt with the fiscal curve. and now with the debt ceiling, if we blow through these without a crisis we're all going to you know, wipe our brow
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST
second amendment rights as president obama makes his case for gun control in america. welcome to "america live," everyone, i'm megyn kelly. the president wrapping up remarks just a short time ago to an audience that included family members of the newtown, connecticut victims, as well as gun safety advocates, law enforcement and four children who wrote him letters in the wake of the newtown tragedy. he signed 23 separate executive actions on gun violence and then essentially told congress that they have to pick up the ball from here. >> this is our first task as a society, keeping our children safe. in the month since 20 precious children and six brave adults were violently taken from us at sandy hook elementary, more than 900 of our fellow americans have reportedly died at the end of a gun. now, these are a few of the 23 executive actions that i'm announcing today, but as important as these steps are, they are in no way a substitute for action for members of congress. congress should restore a ban on military style assault weapons and a ten-round limit for magazines. finally, con
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
slips. >>> this morning president obama will unvail his religions for re-- unvail his recommendation for gun violence. recent polls show most americans want stricter gun control laws but republicans will fight against gun control. >> this is a very important constitutional right. we are dedicated to protecting the second amendment from that stand point. >> president obama will announce his proposal to reduce gun violence at the white house this morning. he will be joined by children who wrote to them about gun violence following last month's school shooting in newtown, connecticut. many people participating in a gun buy back program went home empty handed. it ran out of money in a little in about an hour. plus how gun owners were compensated after the cash ran out. >>> time is 4:35. the mountain view stickum has yet to -- city council has yet to make a decision on whether to ban food carts downtown. other members discuss the growing popularity showing the trucks serve a grab and go clientele. a former vote will take place at a later date. >>> tickets for the sharks two on sale at 10:00 t
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
the obama white house and that triggered a firestorm. on june 23, 2010, president obama accepted mcchrystal's resignation. >> as difficult as it is to lose general mcchrystal, i believe that it is the right decision for our national security. the conduct represented in the >> warner: after his retirement as a four-star general mcchrystal. co-founded a leadership consulting group and took up teaching at yale university. last week, the war that he once led was back on the front page. on friday, president obama and afghanistan's president hamid karzai announced afghan forces will take the security lead this spring, earlier than expected. all coalition combat forces are slated to leave afghanistan in 2014. it's still unclear how many u.s. troops will stay behind to conduct counter-terrorism and train the afghans. this month, general mcchrystal has published his memoir, "my share of the task." i spoke to him this afternoon. >> warner: general mcchrystal, thank you for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> warner: as we just reported, presidents obama and karzai said afghan forces wil
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
is right. the obama administration has decided to play a long ground game here, and they decided the way to combat the nnra and more emotional outbursts is learning from the last two elections where the obama administration avoided the gun issue as a third rail. but looking back at the way they were able to get grassroot support, getting small donors a consistent ground game of outreach and belief in change, they think they have a potent weapon against the nra. the nra participated in this story. so if they saw the cover, they would have to acknowledge they're up against some f formidable foes. >> they really are fighting back through many means. the thing is there's nothing particularly extreme about what president obama is going to present later this afternoon. why do you think there's all this hysteria? >> i think the obama administration is being realistic. they're not overreaching. they're well armed to use a phrase, against the charges that there's an executive override of the second amendment or that the government is coming for your guns. that's really not the case. so they'r
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